April 2, 2021 archive

Completion reports for April 2, 2021

CARTER COUNTY Chaparral Energy Llc Deese(2936): Oil 1 Water 1 Pump 22 2S 3W Sycamore U. (T L Carpenter 5a) 18-5a, October 28, 2020 SH, OIL, TD: 4750 ft Lat: 34.36255, Long: -97.50659 API: 35019052210001

Permits to drill for April 2, 2021

Hughes County FRANKLIN #2-12-24WH, July 17 2020 12 8N 12E NESWNWSE API: 06324917 Lat: 35.179375954631524, Long: -95.98984761288156 CALYX ENERGY III LLC MU, AM, 15500 ft, MAYES(4700), WOODFORD(4800)

Oklahoma’s asphalt industry could be a big winner in Biden’s infrastructure goals

  If there’s one industry that could make unexpected gains as a result of President Biden’s $2.2 trillion infrastructure plans, it would be the asphalt industry. Some in Oklahoma could stand to profit from the highway projects, if they are ever approved by congress. One particular company that stands out is Blueknight Energy Partners headquartered …

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ONEOK to release 1Q earnings report later in the month

  ONEOK, Inc. will release first quarter 2021 earnings after the market closes on April 27, 2021. ONEOK’s executive management will participate in a conference call the following day at 11 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (10 a.m. Central Daylight Time) on April 28, 2021. The call also will be carried live on ONEOK’s website. The …

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ODOT meeting on Monday–more major I-35 construction to be approved

  Look for more improvement work to be carried out on Interstate 35 in Oklahoma, both in the northern part of the state and the south as well. The Oklahoma Transportation Commission will meet Monday, April 5 to consider a number of construction projects on the Interstate. One project will be near Pauls Valley and …

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Iowa enters the Supreme Court fight over mandated ethanol production waivers

  The State of Iowa, dependent on the ethanol industry which uses corn in its blending joined the EPA in a Supreme Court fight against granting more waivers from mandated ethanol production. Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller filed an amicus brief stating that the economic health of  rural communities depends on the high court keeping …

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Oklahoma oil and natural gas food drive

  The Oklahoma Energy Resources Board joined forces with the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma and the City Rescue Mission in launching a food drive. The OERB announced that the food bank and the rescue mission are in need of non-perishable food to restock their pantries. The oil and gas organization plans to accept food …

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Air Tractor celebrates milestone in manufacturing

    The Texas-based small-town company that makes many of the spray planes often seen in the skies over Oklahoma just manufactured its 4,000th such aircraft. Air Tractor, a company that started in 1972 in Olney, Texas delivered the Air Tractor 502XP to its new owner in a send-off ceremony. “After 49 years of continuous …

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Hopes revived for possible extension of Heartland Flyer into Kansas

  The prospects of extending Oklahoma’s Amtrak Heartland Flyer passenger train service from Oklahoma City to Kansas were revived this week when President Biden announced his $2.2 trillion infrastructure plan. The plan included billions for passenger rail service to be extended and improved nationally. The Oklahoman reported how Amtrak has hopes of obtaining $80 billion …

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Rail advocate can only wait to see if Amtrak extends service in Oklahoma

  As a long-time advocate of rail passenger service in Oklahoma, Evan Stair knows not to get overly excited about reports that if Amtrak could obtain $80 billion from President Biden’s $2.2 trillion infrastructure, it could open service from Oklahoma City to Kansas. “It could really open up the passenger spigot,” said Stair, who doubles …

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